The development comes in the backdrop of the KC(M) extending support to PK Kunhalikutty, the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) candidate of the UDF in the recently-held by- poll to the Malappuram Lok Sabha constituency.
Kunhalikutty won the by-poll, the results of which were declared yesterday.
However, reacting to the Kerala Congress president's statement, Mani said the KC(M) did not have any immediate plan to return to the UDF.
"We do not have any love or hate for anyone in particular," he said, adding that everything would be decided "on the basis of merit".
Meanwhile, the UDF liaison committee will meet here on April 21. The issue of KC-M's return is likely to be taken up during the meeting.
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